St. Paul Lutheren Church & School

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1.   We pray for our those celebrating birthdays this week: Margaret Meyer, Steve Summers, Velma Bass, Nancy Fruechtenicht, Larry Nance, and Katherine de la Cruz. Happy Birthday!

* Psalm 104:33 – “I will sing praise to my God as long as I live!”

2.   We lift up our loved ones with health concerns:

+ Austin Lacey (friend of Mindy Williams, injuries sustained while on duty as an MP at the USDB)

+ Jeff Ford (friend of both Don & Joey Denney, consulting with oncologist diagnosis of bladder cancer)

+ Tommy Schomaker (known to the Genters, hospitalized with blood cancer found in transplant patients)

+ Chrystlyn Bradberry (related to Lori Hall, after recently suffering a pulmonary-embolism)

+ Dolores Woodruff (sister of Bob Wells, doing well after suffering a slight stroke)

+ Bill Hammons (to have stress-test as the result of frequent nose-bleeds due to high blood-pressure)

+ Rowena Young (Chyza Nelson’s mother, to have outpatient cataract surgery, may regain some sight)

+ Chuck Smallwood (Tom Orlowski’s brother-in-law, hospitalized, retaining fluids, kidney/liver issue)

+ Larry Bass (will see doctor July 24 for heart-monitor results at the discovery of an irregular heartbeat)

+ Donald Ernzen (Rick’s Dad, on meds to control atrial-fibrillation; next cardiology consult on July 25)

+ Matt Waymire (continues physical therapy following knee surgery; off-work 3-5 more months)

+ Virginia Harth (continues home-based physical therapy after pelvis and sternum fractures)

+ Dotty Rogers (close friend of Helen Genter’s sister, Paula, bed-ridden on Hospice Care)

and those who battle cancer: Barbara Aldridge; Carol Beisert; Susie Beying; Helen Bowman; Jean Carson; Karen Curto; Paula Darling; Georgeann Geis; Norma Griffith; Heidi Hammell; Donna Humble; Chuck Jasper; Larry Johnson; Sam Kell; Walt Kloster; Linda Koenig; Lydia Landfair; Megan Langley; Jolene Lichty; Debbie Lober; Judy Matthijetz; Jim McCarty; Karen McNeese; Ed Milburger; Marilyn Miller; Theresa Miller; Dale Niece; Sandy & Wayne Nighbert; Dale Pair; Sue Pitts; Paul Printiss; Bernie Roller; Lyn St. Louis; David Schwinn; Kent Seeler; Storm Shannon; Greg Smith; Jerry Thompson; Gail VanVelzer; Linda Vernon; Phelba Wecas; Sara Weidner; Dave Wiseman; Doris Woodward; Carolyn Wrigley; Dave Zakutny

* James 5:16 – “Pray for each other, so that you may be healed.”

3.   We seek the Lord’s blessing for: … those who’ve lost loved ones – Mathias J. & Arthena Massoth (friends of Dorothy Quinlan), at the death of their son, Mathias D. Massoth; Mark & Joanne Preisinger (& their family), at the death of his father, Rev. Don Preisinger (who served as Pastor of St. Paul from 1962-1968); Janet Jackson-Knight, at the death of a neighbor, Walter Denaci; Bill & Nancy Pieper (friends of Pastor Ed & Becca), at the death of his mother, Alice; … Margaret Hanawalt, who seeks travel mercies coming home from Minneapolis; … Taylor & Jessica Wiley, at the birth of their son, Bennett George.  

* Genesis 28:3 – “May God almighty bless you!”

4.   We raise up the ministry of the Gospel – especially: … July’s “Mission of the Month” – the “Shoe that Grows” (as we strive to provide 50 pairs, $1000 needed);  … the LCMS Convention which begins Saturday in Tampa (Pastor Ed is our Circuit Pastoral Delegate); … our own congregational ministries: the School, Kid’s Connection, Paul’s Buffet, Dinner Church (and more) – that the Lord would use them to bring people to know His saving grace.

* Romans 1:16 – “The gospel … is the power of God for the salvation of everyone who believes.”

5. We pray for those in our Armed Forces: especially those deployed and their families: John Crowley & Willie Williams, III (Afghanistan), Alex Feistner (Japan), Shelby Long (Iraq), & Steven Shelton (Qatar).

* Psalm 121:8 – “The Lord will watch over your coming and going, both now and forevermore.”